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4 Things I Wish I Knew About My Child with ADHD

4 Things I Wish I Knew About My Muslim Child with ADHD

By Sabria Mills   ADHD is the acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. It is considered a deficit that affects attention, focus, impulsivity, and executive functioning. Children with ADHD often...
3 Ways to Advocate for your Exceptional Learner in Islamic Schools

3 Ways to Advocate for Your Exceptional Learner in Islamic Schools

By Sabria Mills   The phrase “exceptional learner” refers to a student with learning, behavior, sensory, and/or processing deficits. There are many categories of students with disabilities; however, IDEA (Individuals...
Questions that Promote Critical Thinking Skills While Reading

Questions that Promote Critical Thinking Skills for Muslims While Reading

By Dr. Fadwa Elashi   The Qur’an is filled with examples encouraging its readers to be active thinkers that engage in intellectual and scientific thought—from Ibrahim (AS) that sought to...

5 Duas to Teach Children in the Last 10 Nights

The last ten nights of Ramadan are the most blessed, with one of odd nights being Laylat-ul-Qadr. That means we should try to step up our worship each of these last...

Food for thought this Ramadan (for your kids)

Iftaar=Futoor, Sehri=Suhoor. Call it what you like, it’s food for all. Eating, or, specific to the month of Ramadan, the breaking of the fast, is universal. Food is an important theme...

3 Habits you NEED to adopt over Ramadan

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Aristotle Ramadan is to Muslims what New Years is to non-Muslims; we create resolutions to...

[Parent’s Guide] Treating Kids with Fairness

“Allah orders for Justice and Fairness.” (16:90) Parents innately know that they should treat their children fairly. As humans, our fitra, or natural inclination, is toward justice. And, our belief...

[Teacher Training] Making the Model Muslim Classroom in America

Noor Kids is offering a new, first-of-its-kind Islamic teacher training program. To learn more about all of our events, download our 2017 Noor Kids Program Guide. Event Title: Making the...

#AgentsOfChange: The Book About Muslim Citizenship

Why Does Citizenship Matter? Discrimination towards Muslims is at a record high. In research that was conducted in early 2016, we discovered that 1 in 2 Muslim-American children felt conflicted...

Hajjucation Part III: The Ultimate Father-Son Activity – Building the Kaaba

And remember Abraham and Isma’il raised the foundations of the House (With this prayer): “Our Lord! Accept (this service) from us: For Thou art the All-Hearing, the All-knowing” [2:127].  ...